Skype is buying text messaging service GroupMe. Like Skype, the tool offers cool and unexpected uses for business.
With the acquisition of GroupMe, Skype adds mobile group chat to its repertoire and challenges the Huddles feature of the Google+ mobile app.
GroupMe technology allows group texts, conference calls, and sharing of photos and location.
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The updated video chat software also includes support for Android tablets.
The app, which was prematurely released Monday, has been expected for more than a month, when reports surfaced that a release was imminent.
Skype said its app, which was available late Monday but quickly pulled, had gone live prematurely.